In 1957 surrealist painter Remedios Varo created this painting, that represents a witch on her way to a sabbath, which is a purported gathering of those who practice the witchcraft and other rituals. The name became popular in the 20th century. Origins of the name Sabbath In 1668, German historian Johannes Praetorius published a work,… Continue reading Witch going to the Sabbath by Remedios Varo
Daniella Batsheva is a contemporary illustrator, the aesthetics of her art mixes details of the Victorian era, dark gothic imagery, and inspiration on horror films. Her art is in the line between underground and mainstream, with softly stylised figures and deep colours. Style and Influences Melancholia Batsheva’s art have its root in the 19th century,… Continue reading Who is Daniella Batsheva?
Gerda Taro was a German/Jewish photographer. She is famous for her activity as photojournalist especially for her work during the Spanish Civil War, also she is remembered as the first woman to have died while covering the frontline in a war. Gerda Taro, anonymous Taro and Capa Unfortunately, most people only remember her by being… Continue reading Taro’s Photos of War
Adriana Varejão is a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Her works include very different medias such as painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography that she uses to draw up tensions surrounding questions of gender and ethnicity in her country. Adriana Varejão Life and Career Throughout a variety of medias… Continue reading Who is Adriana Varejão?
Hey there! I know I've been a little absent these last weeks, but I couldn't left you without the third interview with a contemporary artist. This time with the Brazilian embroidery and mixed media artist Juliana Naufel I hope you enjoy it! Hi Women’n Art Blog, thank you so much for having me here! My… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist Juliana Naufel